Did you know that when Box Turtles are threatened or scared they could close their shell so tight that it is said that not even ants can get in? Watch #pbcParks “Animal Encounters” and learn fun facts about Box Turtles like Benedict, Daggerwing Nature Center’s Animal Ambassador.
January 5 is National Bird Day and one of the birds you can find at our parks’ during winter is the Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris)— a brightly colored songbird that is a common species of the coastal Southeast and south-central U.S. This species can be found in a variety of habitats, including shrublands, grasslands and wetlands, and can be attracted to your yard with feeders filled with white millet.Continue reading National Bird Day: Painted Buntings
The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department celebrated it’s 50th anniversary all year long with a variety of rebranded events and the appointment of the department’s first female director.Continue reading PBC Parks Celebrated its 50th Anniversary
International Day of People with Disabilities, celebrated on December 3, promotes and increases awareness and understanding of disability issues and mobilizes support for the rights, well-being, and acceptance of people with disabilities. This year’s overarching theme is “Transformative solutions for inclusive development” in the areas of employment, reducing inequity and sports.Continue reading PBC Parks Provides Inclusive Recreation Opportunities and Experiences for People with Disabilities